Technical Papers

On average, most people replace a roof just once in their lifetime. So choosing a composition shingle color might seem daunting at first. But there's a method to the madness. And often experienced sales reps will have a roof color in mind before they've finished pulling into your driveway.
Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
Composition shingles are "composed" of asphalt and fiberglass. If you drive through most neighborhoods, that's what you'll see - roof after roof with composition shingles. Composition shingles are relatively cheap, easy to install, and fire-resistant. Though not as durable as some of the other higher priced roofing products, they're a great bargain. We've sold them by the truck load, literally, for almost thirty years. If you're getting a new roof, chances are good it'll be composition shingles. So where do you start? And just as important, who can you trust?
Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Houston = heat, humidity, and hurricanes. That's the formula to remember for what's important about roofing in Houston and the surrounding area - especially along the coastal communities and anywhere near the water. (Much of what we've written in our article Everything You Need to Know about Choosing a Great Roofer also applies to finding a good Houston roofer.)
Monday, January 9th, 2017
How do you find a good roofing company nowadays? What should you look for, and what makes them special? Check out our 10 "insider" tips on finding a contractor you'll feel good about, and get the service you deserve from someone who says they're the best.
Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
So how do you go about buying a new roof nowadays? What's the very first step? And the last one? And what exactly goes on during the re-roof process? If you're facing the prospect of getting a new roof, don't be surprised if you're facing a little intimidation too.
Monday, December 19th, 2016
Many people who contact our roofing company already know they need a new roof. They've been up on the roof themselves, (or they've enlisted a family member or friend), and seen the carnage firsthand. Getting a new roof has been on the "to-do" list for a while for many folks.
Monday, December 19th, 2016
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